The Padres family is where they are today, thanks to their “gunslinger” general manager, A. J. Briller, and their winning managing partner at any cost, Peter Seidler. they gave up Five big possibilities To get 23-year-old genius Juan Soto as well as 1st base officer Josh Bell from Washington. While everyone said it was daunting, there are managers and coaches all over baseball lamenting their relatively cautious managers.
It was fraught Wednesday at a sale game in San Diego, which was already fourth in attendance (second based on capacity), and now the center of the baseball world for perhaps the first time. Contender Dodgers, who has amassed a staggering number of great prospects and young players despite being selected annually near the bottom of the draft, said someone familiar with the shows said he came somewhat close to the “aggressive” Padres package. While the Dodgers certainly didn’t want to include rookie Tony Gonsolin or other people who contribute to the big league team in big groups, they still had enough odds – but only if they were willing to bid on Preller, which is A man bent on completing the deal.
The ever-conservative Cardinals, with excellent prospects as well, likely finished third, and did the logical thing by getting two of the most wanted primary shooters (José Quintana and Jordan Montgomery). The public spectacle between GM Mike Rizzo and Cardinals Baseball President John Muzilliac at Rizzo’s box on the eve of the deal, later, looks like a purposeful bid for the West Coast teams.
It’s no surprise that Padres would also be the most likely business partner if the Angels surprised everyone by engaging with two-way star Shohei Ohtani, suggesting him a slightly different but comparable probability package. People thought Preller would land Soto eventually, but the jealousy surrounding the game became noticeable because he also got Bell in the deal. He later added Brandon Drury’s lag for the two men, using his 29th probability as his base piece. Drury became the first Padre to hit the Grand Slam on his first racquet San Diego beat Colorado 9-1 in Soto’s debut.
The Padres had closed the blockbuster Soto-Bell late Monday night. Ultimately, Padres James Wood (the Willie McCuvey company they so desperately wanted to keep), along with Robert Hassell III (whom the Nats consider a future star), Mackenzie Gore (“ace,” one competitor said) succumbed to the prospect of C.J. Abrams and Wunderkind Jarlin Susana. The 18-year-old (who shoots 100mph with control). This only shows the true value of A talent that is only repeated once in a generation Like Soto, who has just over two years left and is already making eight times more than those five players combined (it will likely increase by 15 times next year).
By the morning of the deadline, Padres only needed to find a place to send Eric Hosmer in case he intercepted a portion of the trade to Washington, which he did, as expected. By including about 90 percent of the $40 million in Hosmer’s deal (and getting the prospect of pitching high-ceilinged Jay Groome back), the Padres are Soon I found a replacement – Red Sox – are not included in Hosmer’s limited and non-commercial list and more at his discretion. His new wife, Cassie McDonnell, was previously a Boston anchor, although with first baseman Triston Casas as Boston’s top prospect, it is uncertain how long Hosmer will remain in the center.
The Padres have remade a mediocre lineup, and once Fernando Tates Jr. returns (maybe soon), their batting order may be on par with the Dodgers’ star-studded system. “The Padres are better than the Mets now. I’m not sure who the Dodgers are, but they are the second best team in the National League,” said one of the rival executives.
With Seidler’s OK, Preller turns the sleepy Padres into a leviathan. They had chances of staying below the $230 million luxury tax threshold, but they eventually crossed a few million with their commitment. Briller had several balls in the air on deadline day, including a daily game and line-up uncertainty, but gave himself options under the belief that Hosmer would likely turn down the Nats. While Luke Voit has been said to be upset about going to a rebuilding agent, word has it that he was a professional at letting go of the most exciting team in the game.